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by Kim McDowell, on September 24, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Are your forklift brakes wearing out earlier than you expected? Are frequent repairs eating into your maintenance budget? If your business is dealing with this challenge, it can be incredibly frustrating. Between brake …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift Brakes

by Kim McDowell, on August 19, 2021 at 8:10 AM

As a busy equipment manager dealing with heavy equipment, you know forklift brake jobs aren’t cheap. As a major component, they require regular maintenance and replacement. Those parts and labor …

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by Kim McDowell, on March 26, 2021 at 3:14 PM

Have you ever worried about the safety of your forklift operators? If so, you know it can be challenging (and time-consuming) to sort through the many options. This post will …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift SafetyForklift Attachments

by Hank Ansley, on March 19, 2021 at 4:47 PM

Pedestrian safety is a major concern for any business operating with forklifts. While proper training of operators and pedestrians can help reduce risks, some safety managers want more peace of …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift SafetyWarehouse PlanningForklift Attachments

by Hank Ansley, on October 23, 2020 at 4:10 PM

If you run a cold storage, multi-shift or manufacturing operation, or if your business operates on slim profit margins, this article is a must-read. If you’ve never considered lithium-ion batteries …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift Batteries

by Dave Jensen, on September 4, 2020 at 2:15 PM

The forklift carriage assembly is where you mount the forks, load backrest and/or any forklift attachments to your lift truck. It’s important to know your forklift’s carriage class so you …

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by Dave Jensen, on July 31, 2020 at 10:15 AM

When a forklift battery starts going bad or suddenly dies, many companies just bite the bullet and buy a new one; but there are other options. If you don’t have …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift BatteriesElectric ForkliftsForklift Rental

by Dana Bowen, on May 8, 2020 at 8:00 AM

As the world finds its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, productivity and throughput will be more important than ever. Whatever industry your fleet serves, maintaining optimal performance is key for …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift AttachmentsForklift Fleet Management

by Dave Jensen, on April 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

In crucial times like the COVID-19 outbreak, you can’t afford for equipment to experience downtime. Now, more than ever, keeping parts on hand for routine maintenance is essential. These items …

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by Dave Jensen, on March 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Forklift attachments and accessories can help you move more product in less time, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to modify forklifts. OSHA's regulation states: any modifications …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift PartsForklift Safety

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